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Google Zebra Update 2013 – Vital Speculations

Post the Panda, Penguin and EMD now its the turn of Zebra from Google! The Google zoo animals are let loose around the web to counter and clean up all the mess out there in the form of SPAM. The initial search algorithm updates from Google were aimed at thrashing spam and low quality websites and to an extent the above three updates did a real good job in cutting down unworthy links from the search listing.

Now the latest Google search algorithm update is called the Google Zebra algorithm update and from the speculations in the air, the Zebra would be aiming to attack the social aspects of marketing and the black spammy shade of that on websites. There are millions of social networking pages targeting keywords in the results on the Google search that rank top above other legitimate websites. Read more

Twitter Strategy that will work in 2013

Twitter Strategy that will work in 2013

Based on a recent report published by Buddy Media on Strategies for effective Tweeting, the below infographics was crafted by the Fuseworkstudios team. Retaining both the partie’s credits, I would like to share the Infographics to our readers for their benefit. The Infographics and the stats have lot of interesting information on the various aspects of Tweeting like time to tweet, day to tweet, retweet rate, engagement, hashtags, conversions, people, tweets etc. Let us know and share your inputs on the interesting numbers and strategies.

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Google’s Highly Trained Monkeys at work

Google’s Highly Trained Monkeys at work

500 Internal Server Error messages are common nowadays on the web; such errors are thrown by the server when there is any server related issue due to which the server might not be responding back to requests from the browser.

Nowadays websites are coming up with more entertaining and creative ways of showing this error and a great example of a popular error page is the Twitter’s “Fail Whale”! The below Fail Whale image is a very innovative and creative way of throwing an error message due to overload on the server. Read more

How to run an effective affiliate program for Magento sites.

How to run an effective affiliate program for Magento sites.

 Why Affiliate marketing?

Magento is today’s one of the top open source e-commerce software which is used by thousands of online stores across the world with 6,795 sites, a 20% share of eCommerce stores found. Along with the growth of Magento, there is a trend that is gradually taking the lead in marketing industry – Affiliate marketing. In US, Affiliate marketing is a multi-billion marketing channel, which comprises more than 200,000 businesses and individuals while in UK, over 60% of the online blogs are using affiliate offers in order to get in some revenue. Read more

Organizing and managing a contest was never this easy!

Organizing and managing a contest was never this easy!

RaffleCopter has been one of the most innovative and creative ideas that has been creating huge buzz on the internet and blogs nowadays. RaffleCopter is a very handy and powerful tool that helps webmasters to plan, execute and manage contests effortlessly. The tool becomes a superb choice for website owners mainly because:

  1. It’s free of cost.
  2. Has a well designed and easy to use interface.
  3. Great inbuilt options to make the contest beneficial to the website too.
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Posterous has been acquired by Twitter!

Posterous has been acquired by Twitter!

If you have used Posterous then you might already know how critical business and marketing tool it was for any internet marketing or a casual blogger. Today I received an email saying that Posterous has been acquired by Twitter. This is in a way great news for the Posterous owners but not sure how it would turn out to be for the users.

I’m thrilled to announce that Posterous has been acquired by Twitter! Read more

10 Essential Items to Include in your Social Media Plan

10 Essential Items to Include in your Social Media Plan

Setting up a social media plan is a large undertaking that can take a lot of time to really perfect, but it is essential if you plan to grab a large audience for your money website. Knowing what to include is the most important part of a social media plan and this article will show you the 10 best things you need to add. Without these essential points your entire plan can fall apart, so take notes and do this thing right.

Baseline Numbers: Take account of how many visitors and followers you have at this very second. It doesn’t matter if you have a somewhat popular account with 100 visitors a month or a sparse two followers. You need to know these numbers so you know if your social media plan is really improving your social spread or if your marketing is falling flat. Use this number as a constant comparison between now and in the future. Read more

Using Twitter to Strengthen Business Relationships

Using Twitter to Strengthen Business Relationships

Probably, the biggest reason why organizations and business professional flock to social networking sites such as twitter is the fact that it endows endless possibilities. Of which building better, stronger business relationships holds really high significance. Not many would realize but constant use of twitter can help business people strengthen their association with their customers and flourish their business. If you were not really convinced with the correlation between the two, then this might be the best time to get so. Following are such aspects that reflect how using twitter can improve operations and build better business relationships. Read on to incorporate twitter successfully as part of your marketing strategy.

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My Favorite WordPress Tips

My Favorite WordPress Tips

 If you own a blog, odds are you are using WordPress to publish it. There’s a good reason for that: WordPress offers the best combination of versatility and ease of use for the widest group of people. But if you haven’t taken some time to customize your blog, this also means that you don’t stand out from the pack, and your blog may be easily forgettable.

 Adding some additional functions can also help increase your shareability and improve the user experience. Since a memorable, shareable, enjoyable site is what it’s all about, it would be wise to adopt some of these tools right away. Read more

List of the best Affiliate products of 2012

List of the best Affiliate products of 2012

Affiliate marketing is the best method to earn good money online through your blog by referring top products in your niche.

How affiliate marketing works? firstly identify the top selling, high quality products in your niche. Secondly, purchase or review the products and if you are personally impressed by comparing and testing related products, promote it by signing up as an affiliate with the product development company. Finally, continue to promote the product using your unique affiliate link and you will start earning upto 50% commission of each sale generated from your website. Read more